Wild Flowers Provence

Identify wild flowers, trees, shrubs, orchids and other plants in Provence, France.

Environ 2800 photos de près de 700 plantes sauvages.  Comment le voir en français.
Around 2800 photos of nearly 700 wild plants.
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Centaurea aspera

Centaurée rude
Rough Star-Thistle

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

20-25 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

20-70 cm

Description

Rough, slightly woolly, much branched, shrubby plant. The rounded, conical bracts just below the flowerhead carry 3-5 spines at the tip of each bract.

Flowers

Flowers pink, often with a lighter centre and purple stamens.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, wider in the middle, pointed, entire, lobed or serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of small, 1-seeded fruit with greyish white tufts.

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